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young girl walking down a trail through the woods
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Pull on a sweater and get outside to enjoy the best of fall's colors at the these 41 beautiful places around your Bay.

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Orange and red fall salt marshes surrounding Pine Island Pond
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Mattapoisett Land Trust, with the support of the Coalition and the town of Mattapoisett, has preserved 120 acres of woods and wetlands around the salt marshes of Pine Island Pond.

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collapsing salt marsh in the Westport River
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Over the next two years, a new project will study disappearing salt marshes from two angles: analyzing how fast we are losing Bay salt marshes, and testing a potential solution to help them.

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Composting materials in lines at a farm next to salt marshes
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Through a series of workshops this winter, the Coalition will examine how to reduce nitrogen pollution from small composting practices.

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Two male riders passing Horseneck Beach during the 2019 Watershed Ride
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Pedaling beneath sunny skies and moderate winds on a cool fall day, cyclists broke records for both participation and fundraising at the 13th annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, held on Sunday, October 6.

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Salt marshes along Darrmouth's Dike Creek in fall
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The project to preserve this property will nearly complete the protection of natural lands surrounding the Dike Creek salt marshes, creating an extraordinary contiguous area of conservation land.

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This former auto salvage yard on the Acushnet River will play an important role in the larger cleanup of New Bedford Harbor, and will one day be transformed into a public park.

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Snowy owl flying by water at Gooseberry Island
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Greg Stone's images from his home town of Westport show time and time again that the best nature photos are those that “see the extraordinary in the ordinary,” as he puts it.

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The upper East Branch of the Westport River
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Westport's year-round population is growing rapidly, which means more people using septic systems. Nearby waterways are showing clear signs that too much nitrogen is reaching their ecosystems.

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Two kids look at a hermit crab with an adult next to a touch tank
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The station saw nearly 600 visitors of all ages between the end of June and the end of August.

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Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: